2012-13 Women's Swimming & Diving News

February 16, 2013
Wiese Makes Tornado History at Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships
Kelsey Wiese won the 100-yard backstroke to become the first women’s conference champion in swimming for King University.

February 14, 2013
Day One of Appalachian Swimming Conference Championships Complete
Two relay teams and four individual members of the King swimming & diving team were in action in the first day of the ASC Championships.

January 19, 2013
Mars Hill Sweeps Tornado in Dual Meet
Rachel Fuller and Kelsey Wiese earned individual victories despite King Swimming and Diving falling twice at Mars Hill College.

December 8, 2012
Women’s Swimming & Diving Sweep in Double Dual at Ferrum
The Lady Tornado swimming & diving team won eight events in taking a pair of victories from Ferrum College in their double dual on Saturday.

December 1, 2012
King Swimming & Diving Sweeps Warren Wilson
The women took 12 event victories on the day, while the men won eight individual events at the meet against the Owls.

November 16, 2012
Wasps Edge Lady Tornado, 96-83
King Women’s Swimming & Diving narrowly fell to the Emory & Henry Wasps at the E&H Aquatics Center on Friday evening.

November 10, 2012
Swimming & Diving Take Victories Over Milligan
Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving defeated the Milligan Buffaloes at Saturday’s double dual, hosted by the University of the Cumberlands.

November 3, 2012
Swimming & Diving Place Fifth at Sewanee Invitational
Kelsey Wiese and Samantha Norman led the way with a combined three event victories as both the men’s and women’s team placed fifth overall.

October 26, 2012
Wiese Continues to Swim Strong, Tornado Fall at Pfeiffer
In King’s double dual with Pfeiffer and Milligan, Kelsey Wiese continued to surpass King records despite both team’s faltering in competition.

October 20, 2012
King Men’s and Women’s Swim Teams Defeat Milligan but Fall to Mars Hill
The Lady Tornado had six event victories on the day, and Kelsey Wiese was a part of three of those wins.

October 19, 2012
King Swimming & Diving Opens Weekend at Conference Invite
The King men’s and women’s swimming & diving team participated in Friday afternoon’s Conference Carolinas invitational, hosted by Converse College.

October 13, 2012
Swimming & Diving has Strong Showing at Berry Dual Meet
King Swimming & Diving swept LaGrange College on both sides of the deck while the Tornado women’s earned a victory over host Berry College.

October 6, 2012
King Swimming & Diving Downed by Limestone in Dual
Rachel Fuller won the women’s 200-yard butterfly, highlighting the Tornado’s performance in a dual match with the Limestone Saints on Saturday.

September 29, 2012
King Swimming & Diving Opens Season at Lindsey Wilson
The women's team achieved seven individual victories, two relay team wins, and broke a school event record in a 127-112 loss to Lindsey Wilson on Saturday.

September 5, 2012
King and Lees-McRae to Begin Battle for Blue Ridge Cup
Beginning in the 2012-13 athletic season King and Lees-McRae College will deepen their rivalry with an annual competition for the Blue Ridge Cup.

August 15, 2012
Tornado Names Abundant in D2ADA Academic Awards
King placed 72 student-athletes on the Division II Athletic Directors Association (D2ADA) Academic Achievement Awards list.

July 26, 2012
Committed to Success - King helps athletes excel both on and off the field
Read the KTN's recent front page article highlighting the triumphs of King College student-athletes. (Credit: Pat Kenney, Kingsport Times-News)